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International Business Management

Year: 2013  |  Volume: 7  |  Issue: 1  |  Page No.: 50 - 54

Review of Leadership Theories and Organizational Performances

Oladipo Kolapo Sakiru, Jamilah Othman, Abu Daud Silong, Jeffrey Lawrence D`Silva and Salami Dada Kareem


With the advent of information and communication technology and globalization, there is a pressing need to develop a better understanding on leadership theories and performance in organizations that would enable organizations not only to survive but more importantly to advance and prosper. The focus of this study is to identify the best style of leadership theory for a better performance in an organization. Earlier studies on leadership theories and performances in organizations were analysed and these are the data for this present study. The conclusion garnered from the literature showed that transformational leadership style is deemed as the best style for organizational performance due to an ever increasing support of this theory in numerous studies.